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The UK's specialist tandem skydiving centre just 1hr 30 min minutes from West Sussex

GoSkydive is the UK’s only specialist first-time tandem skydive centre. Located in Salisbury on the central south coast just 90 minutes from West Sussex, GoSkydive is your closest tandem skydiving centre. If you are travelling to us from West Sussex by car our centre is easily accessible by the M27.


If you’re travelling from West Sussex and are not up to an early start and would like a later check-in time do let the team know and they’ll do all they can to accommodate you.


So if you have never done a parachute jump before and are looking to tandem skydive near West Sussex, GoSkydive is the closest specialist centre.


With over 300 positive Trip Advisor reviews and over 18k Facebook followers we are the UK’s Best Rated Tandem Skydive Centre.

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Reveiwed 12 December 2017

The staff here are amazing! I did a skydive for charity and although I was incredibly nervous, they helped me feel excited and calm and the same time! Everything was explained step by step in a fun... 
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Tandem Skydiving
West Sussex

Making your day run smoothly


At GoSkydive, customers from West Sussex and across the UK are taken through a customer journey that cannot be matched by any other skydiving centre in the UK.

We are the only centre that specialises in parachute jumps for first time skydivers. But what does that mean? It means that we only do tandem skydives – you won’t be competing for time and space with sports jumpers – the whole day is built around you and other first-time skydivers.


We’ll consider your travel time and try and get you booked in later in the day, we’ll keep you updated with weather reports to, where possible, avoid unnecessary delays.


There will be a briefing within 30 minutes of your arrival, you’ll receive full training in a simulated environment and there will be a whole team of people on hand to support you at all times.


Training and Safety


GoSkydive is the only dropzone in the UK to offer all customers specialist training on the body positions for tandem skydiving in a simulated tandem skydive training environment. Our centre is fully approved by the British Parachute Association.


Find out more about our specialist training facility.

The view to West Sussex


The view from the skydive in Salisbury to West Sussex is visible on clear days. Chichester, Midhurst and Petworth are the areas closest to the jump location, and as such they appear most prominently when viewed from above. With so much of West Sussex inside the South Downs National Park, it’s a particularly beautiful sight when seen from the air.


Why choose a tandem skydive with GoSkydive?


A tandem sky diving experience is the safest and least stressful form of Skydiving for the first timer. You are secured to a highly qualified tandem instructor who will control the freefall, deploy the parachute and bring you into land.



There are very few limitations to participation in a tandem skydive.

You can find out more about the pre-jump criteria here.

15,000 ft

2.8 mile

Freefall for 60 seconds
at 120 mph


10,000 ft

1.8 mile

Freefall for 30 seconds
at 120 mph


7,000 ft

1.3 mile

Freefall for 10 seconds
at 120 mph


Charity Skydive West Sussex

If you’re thinking of a way to raise money for a good cause, tandem skydiving for charity is a great way to do it.


Not only do people admire your courage in jumping out of a plane from 10 or 15,000ft and give generously to your cause – but you get to have the most amazing life enhancing experience. GoSkydive works with hundreds of charities across the UK doing thousands of Charity Skydives each year and here is just one of them – Take a look at Zoe Ball’s jump for MNDA here.


If you do decide to do a tandem skydive for charity – you’ll be taking part in a life changing activity guaranteed to draw people to sponsorship for charity. GoSkydive works with more affiliated charities in the UK than any other skydiving company and in 2015 helped to raise a staggering half a million pounds for good causes.


Call Amber in the charity team 01722 568755 or email for more info on a charity affiliations. Find out more about skydiving for charity.


Among the charities that we work with in West Sussex are:

  • Coco’s Foundation
  • Friends of Picu
  • House of St Barnabas
  • St Wilfrid’s Hospice

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